Show attracts worldwide quilters

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By Angela Peacock Visitors from Ohio, California, Hawaii and even Australia joined area quilt enthusiasts at the Tucumcari Convention Center Friday for the 10th annual Route 66 quilt show. Tucumcari’s Quay-Z-Quilters are hosting the event which ends Sunday afternoon. An estimated 300 quilts were donated to the show from area residents and quilt enthusiasts. Shirley […]

Obits 9/27

Benevieve Griego Genevieve “Billie” Griego, 65, died Sept. 24, 2003 at the Presbyterian Hospital in Albuquerque. She was born Aug. 8, 1938 in Tucumcari to Antonio and Paublita Lopez. Mrs. Griego attended the Tucumcari public school system. She married Manuel Griego Sept. 27, 1958, which would have made today their 45 wedding anniversary. Mrs. Griego […]

Obits 9/13

Allen Payton Allen Payton, 69, died Sept. 10, 2003 at Trigg Memorial Hospital. He was born July 28, 1934 in Roy. Mr. Payton was a long time Tucumcari resident and was active in farming. He served is country in the U.S. Army. He was preceded in death by three infant daughters, two sons, Melvin in […]

obits 9-6

Marcella Jenkins Marcella Jenkins, 85, died Sept. 2, 2003. She was born Oct. 17, 1917 to Issiac Oren and Nellie Raye Etheridge Durham on a small ranch in Obar. Mrs. Jenkins was the valedictorian of her senior class and after high school studied music at Eastern New Mexico University. At an early age, she and […]

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Donna Wegner Donna Wegner, 65, of Clovis died Aug. 25, 2003 at Plains Regional Medical Center. She was born Jan. 31, 1938 to Andrew Clyde and Willa Mae Saunders Hillis in Petit, Texas. Mrs. Wegner married Pete Wegner and was raised in Clovis and for the past 33 years had made Tucumcari. She had worked […]

Christians need to follow Jesus Christ’s examples

By Jim Witcher, First Christian Church Christianity’s problem is Christians who don’t act Christ like! We are taught in Scripture to imitate Christ in everything. And yet many Christians do just the opposite. When our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ walked the earth he loved everyone. You cannot find a single example where he said […]

August 23, 2003

John Meadows John Meadows 67, died Aug. 21, 2003 at the Crown of Texas Hospice in Amarillo. He was born Sept. 22, 1935 in Nogales, Ariz. Mr. Meadows was a retired Southern Pacific rail road conductor. He was a member of the B.P.O. Elks Lodge 1172 of Tucumcari, the Rodeo Cowboys Association and the Rodeo […]

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Iva Lee Haines Evitt, 93, of Amarillo died Monday, June 23, 2003, at Baptist St. Anthony’s Hospital. She was born May 13, 1910 to Bobe and Ellen Brown in Hugo, Okla. She attended school in Logan and married Leland Haines of Logan on Nov. 27, 1927 in Paducah, Texas. During their marriage she worked along […]

Obituaries 6/21

Alice Duba Alice Duba, 78, of Platte, S.D., died Tuesday, June 17, 2003, at Platte Care Center . She was born Sept. 24, 1924, in Platte, to Albert and Jennie (Luten) DeBoer. She attended grade school in Platte and graduated from Platte High School in 1942. She also was employed at the K&K Store for […]

Obits 6/18

Wanda Coots Wanda Dale Coots, 89, died Sunday, June 15, 2003 in Big Spring, Texas. She was born Oct. 3, 1913, in Rosebud. She graduated from Clayton High School and was a member of the First Christian Church in Tucumcari. She was a bank teller in Nara Visa and later at the Citizen’s Bank in […]